It was not 'the Catholic Church' that failed to protect children from clerical predators, writes Thomas Reese SJ. It was Catholic bishops and superiors.

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'The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better' Fr. Richard Rohr - Emerging Church ...statistically Catholicism is still the biggest religion.

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"Starting out, I never dreamed I would fall foul of Rome." Fr Gerry Moloney tells of his disillusionment with an institution that acts unjustly.

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“The homeless and housing crisis is the biggest social problem that Ireland has faced in a generation,” argues Fr. Peter McVerry SJ. He calls for support...

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How Pope Francis stays happy in spite of criticism - and what he said about clericalism to Irish Jesuits on August 25th, 2018.

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Respected Catholic commentator, John Allen, believes that the February 2019 summit of bishops in Rome could be critical for the present papacy.

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NCR columnist links US Catholic opposition to Pope Francis to the tendency of wealthy US Catholics to reject the Gospel protest against favouring those with wealth.

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Trinity College, Dublin, to hear more on the worldwide struggle for the just representation of women in the Christian and other religious traditions.

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The USA's premier Catholic reformist journal argues that the present crisis for Pope Francis is 'make or break' for his papacy.

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ACI calls on Pope Francis to accept Vatican responsibility for the failures of so many bishops, and to respond to Cardinal O'Malley's call for strong action.

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